Special Correspondent

Like closure during working hours in ration shops

MADURAI: The District Collector, C. Kamaraj, has warned of stringent action against irregularities like closure during working hours, weight shortage and denial or forced sale of essential commodities in ration shops.

In a statement issued here on Wednesday, the Collector appealed to the public to bring any irregularity in the public distribution system to the attention of the following officials or offices for immediate action:

PDS Control Room, Office of the Joint Registrar of Cooperative Societies (0452 2531286); Joint Registrar of Cooperative Societies (94429 27878); Deputy Registrar, PDS (96550 67750); District Supply Officer (0452 2532501, 503, 504, 505; 94450 00335); Personal Assistant to District Supply Officer (99423 69460); Tahsildar, Flying Squad (94450 45625); Civil Supplies Tahsildar, Madurai North Taluk (94450 00336); Civil Supplies Tahsildar, Madurai North Division (94450 00337); Civil Supplies Tahsildar, Madurai Central Division (94450 00338); Civil Supplies Tahsildar, Madurai West Division (94450 00339); Civil Supplies Tahsildar, Madurai East Division (94450 00340); Taluk Supply Officer, Melur (94450 00341); Taluk Supply Officer, Vadipatti (94450 00342); Taluk Supply Officer, Usilampatti (94450 00343); Taluk Supply Officer, Tirumangalam (94450 00344); Taluk Supply Officer, Peraiyur (94450 00345) and Food Cell CID Police (0452 2580140).

Grievance meeting

A meeting to hear grievances of consumers of public distribution system is to be conducted all over the district on May 14. According to a press release from the District Collector, C. Kamaraj, public can air their grievances at the meetings to be held at the following designated fair price shops from 11 a.m.:

Madurai North Division: Sivaji Cooperative Super Market, South Masi Street; Madurai East: Sivaji Cooperative Fair Price Shop, Fourth Cross Street, Krishnapuram; Madurai West: Primary Agricultural Cooperative Bank, Thattanur, Achampathu; Madurai North: Super Market No 7, Sellur; Madurai North Taluk: Fair Price Shop 2, Samayanallur; Melur Taluk: Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society Fair Price Shop, Keezhaiyur; Vadipatti Taluk: Fair Price Shop, Mooduvarpatti; Tirumangalam Taluk: Chekkanoorani Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society Fair Price Shop, Kinnimangalam; Usilampatti Taluk: Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society Fair Price Shop, Sindhupatti, and Peraiyur Taluk: Primary Agricultural Cooperative Society Fair Price Shop, V. Chaithirapatti.

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